Finance Major

The finance major at Drury University provides students with:

  • financial management
  • forecasting
  • analysis skills necessary for a career in finance
  • interpersonal skills
  • liberal arts background

Finance courses are designed to both ground students in the current theories and give them active practice in applying financial concepts.  This integration of theory and practice prepares students for future career opportunities and provides them with an engaging experience.

Finance Major      Business Administration Minor


Our Students & Alumni


What You Can Do With A Finance Degree

A career in finance prepares students for top-level corporate positions in such areas as:

100% of Breech business students graduate with internship experience.

  • Corporate Finance
  • Money Management
  • Financial Planning
  • Real Estate
  • Insurance
  • Investment Banking

If your goal is operating your own business is, a major in finance will also prepare you for entrepreneurial career endeavors. 

Where our Students Go

Finance majors from Drury have pursued careers with a variety of companies.  Recent graduates have accepted positions with organizations such as:

  • Leggett and Platte
  • O’Reilly Automotive
  • PWC
  • BKD
  • Cerner Corporation
  • State Street
  • Edward Jones
  • The Federal Reserve

Graduates of Drury’s Finance program go on to employment with organizations like the United States Federal Reserve, State Street, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Edward Jones, Cerner, BKD CPAs & Advisors, O’Reilly Auto Parts, and Leggett & Platt.


Take Your Education Abroad

All Breech students will enroll in a Course which involves foreign travel designed to provide an engaging, immersing international experience. Students may choose from:

MGMT 205: Study Abroad
0 credit hours

Study Abroad office must be notified and all policies must be followed including but not limited to insurance requirements. This course meets the Breech study abroad requirement. Study abroad trips that fall in this category will be for a year, semester or stay of at least 21 days. These trips will include formal enrollment in a University (Drury or other) study abroad program in any academic area. Students will have the opportunity to interact in the global business community on a variety of levels: business transactions, travel arrangements and interactions with residents of the host country. Application and prior approval is required. S/U Grading.

MGMT 206: Study Abroad - Business/Leadership
0 credit hours

Study Abroad office must be notified and all policies must be followed including but not limited to insurance requirements. This course meets the Breech study abroad requirement. Study abroad trips that fall in the business/leadership category will be for a stay of at least 14 days. These trips will include formal enrollment in a University (Drury or other) program, with a focus on global business. In this type of study abroad program, students will be exposed to business operations and/or leadership challenges in another country. They will also be expected to have interactions with business executives or other leaders in professional settings. Application and prior approval is required. S/U Grading.

MGMT 207: Study Abroad - Service Learning
0 credit hours

Study Abroad office must be notified and all policies must be followed including but not limited to insurance requirements. This course meets the Breech study abroad requirement. Study abroad trips that fall in the service learning category will be for a stay of at least 7 days. This program would not necessarily require formal enrollment in a University; it would, however, require affiliation with a formal agency/organization or some form of University sponsorship. Students may not complete this program on an individual basis. In this type of study abroad program, students will be focused on an intensive immersive experience and will be interacting almost exclusively with a variety of host country residents while engaged in a community service project. Students will be expected to base this personal interaction on the pursuit of a particular goal. Application and prior approval is required. S/U Grading.

MGMT 208: Study Abroad - International Student
0 credit hours

Study Abroad office must be notified and all policies must be followed including but not limited to insurance requirements. This course meets the Breech student abroad requirement. The international student category covers students from outside the United States who are studying business at Drury. Application and prior approval is required. S/U Grading.

The Drury Study Abroad program offers both short and long term international study opportunities. Our students have previously studied in: 

  • Cairo, Egypt
  • Granada, Spain
  • Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Aigina, Greece

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Continue Your Education With Drury's MBA Program

MBA students continuing their studies in small classes.

Seamlessly continue your education towards a Master in Business Administration from Drury. A few highlights of the program include:

  • MBA program can be completed in one, two, or four year sequences
  • All courses are offered in the evenings (6 - 8:45 p.m.)
  • The curriculum is customizable to students’ needs
  • Week-long trip to an international business destination (usually Greece or China)

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